Elaine Fogel Schneider
California State University-Los Angeles
Dr. Elaine Fogel Schneider “wears many hats” as a practicing clinician in the fields of speech-language pathology, integrated alternative health, and dance-movement therapy, working in private practice, school-based services, and at the University. Her expertise is in areas of interdisciplinary assessments, social-emotional learning, communication disorders, infant bonding and attachment, early intervention, touch communication, speech sound production and counseling in addition to her teaching in the field of mind-body connections and touch. She is the creator of BeREALNow® (Be Ready Everyone and Learn Now), a curriculum using the 7 strategies presented in her best-selling book, 7 Strategies for Raising Calm, Inspired & Successful Children, promoting social-emotional well-being and success. She is also a best-selling co-author with Amazon.com and her newest book Confidence & Joy: Success Strategies for Kids With Learning Differences. is committed to each child reaching his or her full potential, confidently and joyfully, with parents being strong advocates for their children. Dr. Fogel Schneider is a practicing therapist, serving as a resource and coach to parents who have children with learning differences and special needs. She provides face to face therapy and telehealth for parents, professionals, and children. She is a faculty member at California State University, Los Angeles, a consultant to Long Beach Unified School District’s preschool assessment interdisciplinary assessment team, and early childhood programs. As a trainer, coach, and therapist, she enjoys being a resource for physicians, neonatal intensive care hospital units, families, and teachers offering strategies for building confidence and joy for children with differences, healing infants and strengthening families. She is an invited speaker and trainer for school districts, universities, and agencies in the United States and around the world, helping infants and young children with bonding and attachment issues, and children with developmental disabilities and differences. She speaks with teachers, nurses and university students on topics about self-care, reducing burn-out, and many other strategies for their own well-being. Dr. Fogel Schneider is a world-renowned trainer of doctors, nurses, university professors, educators in early childhood education, therapists, home visitors, and special educators for her TouchTime® strategies for bonding and secure attachment with infants and those who care for them. She is also a trainer and keynote speaker for profit and nonprofit organizations, school districts, early childhood programs, special education learning program administrators, foster care agencies, and home visitation programs about using 7 Strategies for Raising Calm, Inspired & Successful Children, including the BeREALNow® program in private schools, community schools, daycare centers, religious schools for children with or without special needs, and in the home. Dr. Fogel Schneider has utilized the BeREALNow® program in preschools with children with special needs, regular kindergarten classrooms, and homes. She is delighted to help others learn these simple strategies to reach their goals, inspiring teachers and providing training on ways to enrich their classrooms and assist children with self-regulation and social-emotional learning. In only five minutes a day, remarkable transformations take place. Dr. Fogel Schneider has written for popular magazines and professional journals, i.e., Parents Magazine, Massage Magazine, Tampa Times, Homeschool Handbook, Infants and Young Children, Young Exceptional Child, Zero to Three, Nurse Handbook, Speech-Language and California Speech-Language-Hearing Magazine, and more. She is featured on blogs and websites, i.e., parents.com, first5la, Speech Language and Hearing Association Perspectives, org, breezymama.com, nydailynews.com, Rasmussen.com, webtalkradio.com, brighthubeducation.com, and more.
integrated alternative health, dance-movement therapy,infant bonding and attachment, early intervention, touch communication